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  • …committee meetings, a hundred columns of praise for the organization in the public prints, and finally a day or two on which athletic persons flatter inappreciative audiences in churches or cinema theaters, and the prettiest girls in town have the pleasure of being allowed to talk to male strangers on the street corners, apropos of giving them extremely undecorative tags in exchange for the smallest sums which those strangers think they must pay if they are to be considered gentlemen.

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as in: unusual attire, but apropos Define
of an appropriate or pertinent nature
as in: Apropos, did you hear from John? Define
use to introduce a related item as in: "regarding"; or "speaking of that"; or "incidentally"
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